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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney apologized Thursday for "stupid" high school pranks that may have gone too far and moved quickly to stamp out any notion that he bullied schoolmates because they were gay. His swift response reflected the Republican presidential candidate's recognition that his record on gay rights is under heightened scrutiny following President Barack Obama's embrace of gay marriage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly before President Barack Obama voiced his support for gay marriage, Vice President Joe Biden apologized to the president for comments that led him to speed up his public pronouncement.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage adds a new layer of complexity for voters — especially independents — in battleground states that will decide the race for the White House.
If not all Democrats would welcome Obama, is that necessarily a bad thing?
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney on gay rights:
Rhetoric quickly returns to business, jobs after gay marriage announcement.
Lugar's defeat on Tuesday dealt another blow to strong, pragmatic voices in the Congress and a further erosion of a government that can work.
Rarely have the differences between presidential candidates been so stark.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He gave no speech, issued no call to action. He spoke of changing alongside the nation's people, not of leading them into uncharted territory. He made sure to say what so many so passionately believe — that states should decide such issues on their own.
Obama's same-sex marriage endorsement could hurt him in key swing states.